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GE-Hitachi gets NRC permit for laser uranium enrichment plant in Castle Hayne

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission today issued a license to GE-Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment LLC (GLE) to build and operate a uranium enrichment plant using laser technology in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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NRC hosts public meeting on proposed uranium enrichment plant tonight

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The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission hosts a meeting tonight to discuss the recently issued Safety Evaluation Report and Environmental Impact Statement for a laser-based uranium enrichment facility proposed to be built in Wilmington. Full story...
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NRC schedules meeting with Global Nuclear Fuel

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to meet with a Wilmington company about an apparent violation. The NRC has scheduled a pre-decisional enforcement conference with Global Nuclear Fuel for April 4 to discuss an apparent violation of NRC requirements related to an issue with the company's criticality warning system. Full story...
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Global Nuclear Fuel won't contest NRC fine

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Federal regulators wants to fine a Wilmington-based Global Nuclear Fuel. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has proposed a $17,500 civil penalty against Global Nuclear Fuel–Americas LLC for violations of NRC requirements related to a March incident at the fuel manufacturing facility. Full story...
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Global Nuclear Fuel halts production after safety system failure

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Global Nuclear Fuel in Castle Hayne has halted its fuel making operation after a malfunction with its alarm horns during a test. Full story...
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission sends special inspection team to Global Nuclear Fuel plant

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has sent a Special Inspection Team to Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas, LLC, to examine the circumstances associated with an event in which the licensee failed to maintain required process control over a small quantity of enriched uranium. The nuclear fuel manufacturing facility is located in Wilmington. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: GE-Hitachi says workers in Japan all safe

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Wilmington-based GE-Hitachi says all of its employees in Japan are safe after today's earthquake and tsunami. Full story...
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